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Bummed

Happy Mondays

1988

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Bummed

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2.64

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If somebody were to take the worst elements of 80's music (cheesy keys, gated drums, a dreadful moaning vocalist, all saturated in reverb and thinned waaaaay-the-fuck-out to a treble-y right hot mess) and mix it together, you'd have this album. Not for me.

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Sounds like what it is: mediocre, drug-addled, pop rock. Pretty boring, honestly. Ecstasy is not a good drug for making music, apparently.

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Tym razem tak wyspiarsko undergroundowy albumik, ze az zwiazany z manchesterem, bo wedlug wiki jest to gatunek zwany madchester, a czym jest ten oblakany czester, wiec jest to muzyka z pogranicza funka roka, na ktora powstanie miala wspolczesna scena rave, wiec rok 88 muzyka elektro i mordownie ekstazowo lsdowe menczesteru, takie jest wlasnie tlo tego albumiku, juz nawet teraz slysze, ze ciekawie musi to brzmiec jeszcze pod wplywem psychoaktywnoych substancji, syntezatorowe noisy jak na moving in with daja ciekawe efekty, dobry odsluch, bo nie slyszalem jeszcze czegos podobnego, ozywienie psychodelicznego rokowania w nowej orginalnej postaci, tutaj syntezatory klawiszowe, a zaraz ktos na sitarce robi solowke, przy czym wokalista sobie gwizda na wszystko, doslownie, a co do wokalu, to nie jest to spiewanie wyczynowe a raczej spiewanie psychodeliczne, wiec tez dosc specyficzne, widoczne jest wykorzystanie substancji podczas tworzenia tej plyty, ale o dziwo nie ucierpiala na tym produkcja, bo albumik jest jakosciowy jesli chodzi o mastering, sprawdzam kto tam to mixowal, a to pan Martin Hannett od joy division, wiec swiatowej klasy producent, liczynie jest to zabawa w narkotyki, glowny motyw, na plejaka leci wrote for luck, brain dead i country song, jak bedzie okazja trzeba przesluchac jak wypada reszta dyskografii bandy, albo raczej ich lidera Ryderowego, bo widze, ze sporo stuffu pod innymi bandami rowniez tworzyl

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Enjoyable and catchy. Very listenable even on first play.

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I'm a sucker for psychedelia and funk. Throw in some electronic soon and I fall for it. Let's be fair. This is no Stone Roses. But it is still one of the defining albums of the short-lived Madchester movement, which became associated with early rave culture in the UK. And indeed you can dance to this. Now, a lot of people think it's dated. I personally don't get that vibe, and I think it holds more than as a product of its time. Did this album remind anyone else of Public Image Ltd? That being said, I do see many of the faults associated with the album. Maybe I have a twisted music taste, but I loved each of the tracks, each with a unique sound that kept things interesting. And that's enough for me to give it 4 stars. I don't have a favorite track, but Lazitis stood out for me (for sampling Ticket to Ride). Other tracks I really liked were Country Song, Mad Cyril, Performance, Brain Dead, Wrote for Luck, Do It Better, Hallelujah, and Rave On. That's half the album...

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Groovy

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I didn't expect this to be good and was pleasantly surprised. Started off strong with a little bit of a lull but most of this album was really good.

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It wasn’t as good as ‘Pills n Thrills n Bellyaches’ but this album was useful to hear that blend of New Wave and electronic influences which became the Madchester sound. This album is heavily influenced by the talking heads, the smiths, and Lazyitis was very reminiscent of the Beatles’ Ticket to Ride. Overall a nice coherent transition album.

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It’s no pills and thrills but I suspect a few were had in the making.

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Nick was loving it!

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idk yet

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Kamalt El Hadra Ethenya M 3l Bouheli Mte3 Dostoevsky. I'm Better, Ahmed Still Needs Help. I'm Still Waiting For Calls

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I had never heard of Happy Mondays and had zero expectations going in, but I really liked this album. It definitely sounds of a time, but in many ways sounds relevant today as well. Fat White Family seems like the closest modern contemporary. An unusual but catchy blend of dance and '80s pop rock, Bummed is great for repeat listens.

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not another fucking Happy Mondays album. oh wait it’s good actually. pretty tripped out. some of the songs kinda blend, but the vibe’s good. a more interesting, less sterile version of the following album.

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Lovely ecstasy filled tunes from the past, early psychedelic rock

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3.5. Very early nu wave vibes with some music that seems to have influenced the 80s, especially the poppier The Cure

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Oki Pop

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Pretty solid melding of genres. I’m into it! The lead guitar on “Lazyitis” is beautiful with all that reverb.

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Leuk! Smaakt naar meer.

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Nooit in de Happy Mondays verdiept maar dit is echt wel tof! Duidelijk waar Stone Roses zich door hebben laten inspireren.

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English Grunge? Yes please.

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4/5 - fun!

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Quite enjoyable at a first listen, time will tell how good.

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vella gay

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I will listen to this today!

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I really enjoyed listening to this album and will definitely put a few songs on my running playlist. Kinda like a mash of Talking Heads, Green Day and the Cure, if that's possible. I especially liked the first track and now can't get "lalalala redneck" out of my head. And, who doesn't like a song that ends with a horse neigh? I would advise against selling ecstasy to the army, though!

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Happy Mondays at their very best

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Pretty good album! I’d like to use this time to ask ask the question; why is it that Spotify and Apple Music always put these remastered versions of albums up that double the songs of the original release? It’s always a bunch of B-sides or demos. Really kills the flow of an album or in the case of one like Bummed, I have no idea if this is a double album or just expanded. I have to assume because they're the latest version the studios have put out, so that’s what these services are able to license. I’ve noticed this trend more going through the list of albums and most LPs are usually only 30-45 minutes long, but the version that’s available is 2 hours long. It’s too much! It’s like if the only version of Lord of the Rings that was available was the extended editions. I would never watch them!

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I really liked this.

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old school

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Takes a while to click but once the fug clears it's great, love the grooves and just the general vibe. 3.5 rounded up

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-The singer in "Fat Lady Wrestlers" sounds a bit like Ace Frehley -Overall a pretty nice funk/dance/rock-ish album. Generally nice. Nothing was mind-blowing, but the energy was good. Probably a soft 4 star album.

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Really cool alternative rock album from the late 80s. It presages a lot of musical ideas that will come to fruition in the 90s. Well worth a listen 4/5

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Not my scene

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I kind of like this one a *little* more than the previous one I listened to, but it's still a hazy ... something. The drugs in Manchester must have been great. Favorite tracks: "Mad Cyril", "Fat Lady Wrestlers", "Brain Dead"

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Good but I like Pills n Thrills better

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Ecstasy Alternative

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weird sound but a few good songs

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So much of this was good. Real weird and the lyrics were lame in a good way too. Quite smiths like that second track too. Obvs v stone roses too.

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It turns out the only Happy Mondays songs I've heard are from their next album. Had a hard time getting into this album at first; it walks a very fine line between shaggy and sloppy. "Wrote For Luck" is a standout, also helped to listen to some of the remixes on the Collector's Edition. "Lazyitis" also was a bright spot on my first listen. Tough to rate; probably a 2.5. 2 if I focus on the negatives and 3 on the things it does well. Wikipedia highlight: "Bummed is definitely an E album, perhaps the first full album ever made on that drug"

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pretty good

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Cool to hear them in a more psychedelic phase. Bits of this were even shoegazey. But kinda forgettable sometimes too?

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It helped to understand that they were on MDMA when they made this. I almost get it. If those were their only instruments, I suppose I could see how this would be the byproduct. But… not my thing.

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It was enjoyable. I didn't listen to it loudly enough. I bet it's a banger at high volumes. 3.5.

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Herrgott, wer hat Alben erfunden, die länger dauern als eine Folge Breaking Bad? War aber ned schlecht. Dh. 3

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Semibängeri Jännä punk/rock/emt?

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Very late 80s. I feel like if they were a bit more melodic, they could have easily been on iconic 80s movies soundtracks. Some fun bops but none help my attention.

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Reminds me of The Cure, just not quite as good.

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really catchy, pleasing, indie music. Hard to guess when it was produced. Could have come out this year for all I know.

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No están mal, pero un poco dolor de cabeza. Les daré un 3.

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Good but won’t go back and listen again

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5

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Enjoyable enough but didn’t really wow me

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Liked this a lot.

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"Son, I'm flirty - I only went with your mamma 'cos she's dirty" The inimitable Shaun Ryder and the Happy Mondays. It feels out of time and I don't think it's aged that well.

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I didn't really give this album an attentive listen but having it on in the background it really struck me as well... background music. Nothing really popped here for me to make me want to take a closer look. But that said, it was enjoyable to have on. I'm sure there's a universe in which I could get really into it.

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Not new to psychedelic genre, but I usually listen to rock instead of funk- Also they were definitely on smthn when recording these songs cuz Most Memorable Song : Mad Cyril - just like all the songs in this album its messy, but it doesnt take away from the song it just adds 👌 Other moments : Lazyitis sounds like it was made by an irish bad ngl. Also they were definitely going through it when they wrote Performance

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Happy Mondays are great, but this album is rubbish. Shaun can’t sing for toffee.

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Very much of its time. Not sure it holds up as a classic album. Interesting, but I wouldn’t revisit. Ryder’s vocals are fun but Happy Mondays sounds like a party you arrive at too late and everyone is wasted and they’re having more fun than you. Which is probably true.

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Some nice things, but not amazing

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My Design Tutor was a part of Grand Central Station and did all the Happy Monday’s Album covers. I also helped Bez carry a 14” TV and PS1 to his car when I worked at Curry’s It’s like being back home. 5/5

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For most of this album I couldn't get into it at all... When it doesn't hit it feels derivative, boring, laboured, uninspired. It kind of did win me over in the end though - there's a few tracks in the final third of the album, namely Rave On, which hit hard and really do achieve what I suspect Happy Mondays are trying to do on the record - groovy, hook-oriented dance rock that really grabs your attention and shakes you side to side. It's just a pity it took so long to get there

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One album several colours. The album is certainly not monotonous but not everyones taste. (6/10) Favorite Tracks: Lazyitis

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Pills Thrills Bellyaches is far superior but still a solid 3

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A mixture of early U2, the Smiths, and some New Order thrown in just to round things out. I liked the songs well enough.....2 or 3 at a time. Anything beyond that and all the songs started to sound the same.

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3.4 - I like it well enough, I guess? Sort of sounds like "Unbelievable" by EMF. It's got that British rave MDMA vibe to it. I like the guitar effects and other backing tracks. I'm sure the lyrics are interesting, maybe, if I could understand the vocals? I'm probably not taking the right drugs? I'd say I need to probably give it more time but I don't know that I want to.

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Garbled but above average pop-punk rock

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A little Shaun Ryder goes a long way for me. There's some good stuff here, Wrote For Luck and Lazy Itis are great but I think I like Pills 'n' Thrills better.

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An average album if ever there was one. Ok.

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I love 80's music....but I did not like this very much.

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Sounds very much of its time - the line between dated and nostalgic is thin! Not a band I knew well, due to my age, and my parents' ages, when they were big. Lazyitis (too short) and Wrote for Luck (too long) were my favourites

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I wouldn't call it "english grunge", nevertheless I appreciate the psychedelic features provided by Happy Mondays. Quite nice to listen, however I didn't find anything special for me.

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I know that with the country stats recently tallied that Britain came in second to the US as far as overall albums on the list, but so many British albums stand out simply because they don't stand out. A lot of British bands aren't that distinct from one another so you just wind up with a wash of whatever genre it is, whether it's punk, post-punk, Britpop, or whatever. There are some incredibly vital British albums, but the list needs to be pruned. This is a perfectly average British post-punk album that is a fine 3 and nothing more. It isn't necessary to have this much representation on the list when the music scene isn't that diverse.

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Another middle of the road project for the week. Pretty nondescript rock. Ever so slightly more enjoyable than yesterday's Joy Division album, but honestly about as forgettable. I can't say much at all here, I don't even know the band. Favorite tracks: Mad Cyril, Performance, Lazyitis. Album art: A cool painting, nice colors. Doesn't do much for me. 3/5

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madchester baby

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Pretty enjoyable, liked the grooves here and Wrote For Luck was my favourite here. After a while the songs become the same which is the only downside here.

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OK, bit boring in hindsight

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It was fine

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no need for this album to be on this list when Pills n Thrills exists

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Some catchy British tunes that worked pretty well as background music. No recognized songs

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I like the Happy Monday's weird, psychedelic, surreal, funky and weird approach. it is surprising and funny and fun. This was the album where (apparently) they discovered ecstasy. It think the musical approach really shines through in the remixes (WFL especially) that came out of this album, rather than beign seen ont he album itself. And their subsequent records REALLY show this, and are much more dance-y than this. It's that trance-like dance-like, almost krautrock Madchester thing that I really like, so this album is the first flash of that (but not quiet there)> interestingly, on listening to the deluxe version, I most liked the second disc with all the 12" versions and remixes attracted; they really bring out what I love about the Mondays. The band is loose to the point of (almost) falling apart, which is their real charm.

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This was a strange piece of music, surprisingly. There are many elements which I tend to be a fan of, but under a filter that rather detracted from the listening. That said, the songs grew on me the more of the record I heard.

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With a potentially generic name like Happy Mondays, I'm not sure if I've heard of the band before. All of the music was new to me, but with hints of other bands that I listen to. I was reminded in part of the band James, and after listening to the album I looked up the Happy Mondays and found out that they are part of the Manchester sound (along with James) from bands that were putting out music in the early 90s. I liked the album, but no tracks stood out for better or worse. If I had to pick one track, it would be "Performance".

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Patchy swagger

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Not a bad album. You can definitely hear the Martin Hannett production / influence . Is this the direction that Joy Division would have taken had Ian Curtis not died? It's a sound that I naturally gravitate to but the songs lack a certain distinctive quality that keeps them from being me.orale indicates ideally. 3 5 🌟

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I don't have enough MDMA in by bloodstream to properly appreciate this. Was thinking this might be a 2 star review on the first listen, but a second listen exposed some of its charm. Still, though, it's a bit of a shambley mess! 😂 Fave track - "Bring A Friend" maybe, or "Do It Better" for the weird grunting at the end!

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I think I like the idea of the Happy Mondays more than I actually like the Happy Mondays if that makes sense. It's fine, some songs are decent, others are completely forgettable.

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Not my preferred flavor of synth-pop, but not bad.

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Sounds very much of its time - the line between dated and nostalgic is thin! Not a band I knew well, due to my age, and my parents' ages, when they were big. Lazyitis (too short) and Wrote for Luck (too long) were my favourites, along with hallelujah

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I enjoyed this well-marbled slice of Madchester. I feel like scene records like this are difficult to fully appreciate out of context. Which reminds me of a general challenge with the randomly generated album approach of this project. I feel like a chronological order and slightly slower pace would allow more time to listen to contemporary albums or the artist’s broader discography. I try to this a little bit anyway, but feel a little pressured to move forward. Anyway, most of that doesn’t have anything to do with this record in particular, which after a somewhat rocky start, finds a fairly unique groove. The Stone Roses are my favourite band of this era, which might have led to a somewhat unfair comparison. The songwriting and vocals here aren’t quite as strong, though the unique arrangements and production are pretty compelling. What I appreciate most is the sense of playfulness and discovery that animates Happy Mondays’ work here. There feels like an insatiable desire to integrate such a range of psychedelia, funk, and dance music. That interpolation of “Ticket to Ride” on “Lazyitis” was cool and unexpected. Favourite tracks: Performance, Wrote for Luck

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Unfortunately plagued by the 80s sound. It's okay and I can see why someone would like it, but all sounds very 80s cheesy beyond the vocals.

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Good moments here and there, overall the energy of it was a bit much for me. "Ecstasy fueled" is not something I necessarily seek out in the music I choose to listen to.

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happy Monday but bummed?? really makes you think

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Pendant 38mn, les membres du groupe Happy Mondays vont tenter d'utiliser absolument tous les codes des années 80 pour essayer d'obtenir un semblant de succès. Malheureusement, ils resteront tout du long à côté de la plaque, ne parvenant jamais à toucher dans le mille.

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Une très belle bouillie des années 80.

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Luokassa miellyttävää surinaa. Ei mikään biisi taas lävistänyt erinomaisuuden kalvoa, mutta tykkään kyllä soundista. 3/5

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Solid 3, does make me feel like being lazy

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When the first track started, I figured I was in for a disaster. But, as the album progressed, I actually found myself liking this album a lot more than I thought I was going to! It is very reminiscent of some 80s alternative and new wave which I love. It's also saturated with some of the most defining sounds and effects from the 80s. That said, it still somehow defies being pinned into any genre from that time (thanks, it's the ecstasy). While I really loved the music on this album, the singing and vocalization is what I found to be lackluster. The vocals are usually incoherent and the lyrics (when understandable) are often nonsensical. While this goes along well with much of the 80s, something about the vocals just seemed worse than that. This album may be a hot mess, but damn if I can't help but find it to be an intriguing, cool mess.

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this album is in the "not bad" category! really, considering the variety and amount of drugs happy mondays was on during this album's creation, it is quite good. the vocals leave something to be desired, but the guitar, drums, keyboard definitely deliver. i could hear happy mondays' experimenting with this album and touching on so many genres. an enjoyable, intriguing listen.

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Pretty much as Happy and Monday as expected.

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I like the Happy Mondays. This was a little moody Tuesdays though

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OK. Never exactly been a big Mondays fan. The behind-the-scenes story (whereby the band were doing a roaring trade in ecstasy pills, including selling them to soldiers at a barracks near the studio) interests me more than the end result. Still, worth getting in its 2 CD which also has the Madchester Rave On EP plus other single versions and remixes etc.

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This is some really classic bad 80s music. I did not enjoy this, however, I think they could have made it worse.

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Really not feeling this one. Sort of short album that feels like it goes on forever. The music isn't that enjoyable. Feels very jam-y which isn't up my alley.

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2,5/5

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This album sounds pretty cool but a lot of the songs didn’t grab me, probably something to come back to tho

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Not good

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Ok, but lacked the fun of Pills & Thrills

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Was fine. Had the “Money Money Money” bass line at the end of the album.

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I read the first line of the wiki page and already felt exhausted about listening to another english alt band. Tried to give it an honest shot, but found myself skipping to the next song about 3/4 through every track. I'd love to hear what someone loves about this album cuz it just isn't there for me. Lazyitis was the best track, and only partially because I knew it was the last one.

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Pop suave. Reguero

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Kinda weird sounding

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Incredibly middle of the road and forgettable. I don't think I've come across an album on this list yet that I have had less of an opinion of. I literally finished it less than 60 seconds ago and I have forgotten it entirely. At least Slipknot was memorably bad.

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WTF - they give us the Happy Monday’s on Tuesday morning? Let’s focus people! Mostly soundalike 80s art pop. I did like the riff and beat on ‘Wrote for Luck’. 2 stars.

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Not sure "maybe the first album made on E" makes this album noteworthy of being on this list. I think this album really shows the brit-rock bias of this list. Close to being decent for me but something is scratchy almost about most songs throws me off. 2.5 but rounding down

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Mja, niet mijn ding

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Meh

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its ok at best, 2 listens in

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Not bad, but there was nothing special about it either.

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Best lekker even, krijg alleen die zanger met de sambaballen nooit meer uit mijn hoofd als ik nummer van hun hoor.

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Saved Prior: None Off Rip: Mad Cyril Cutting Edge: None Overall Notes: Jumbled and overlapped beats and rhythms. No thanks. 1.5

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Instantly forgettable

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Quite like them as a band, don’t mind this as an album, but lacks bangers and unlikely to revisit

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It's not actively horrible to listen to like some of the other albums we've had so far, but it really isn't pleasant in any sort of way either. I guess some of the instrumentation and song structures (particularly the funk-influences in the guitar lines and bass) could be interesting if it weren't all so dissonant, so droning, and covered by the off-putting vocals.

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I feel there are better albums by better bands with this same sonic approach. I found myself hating the singer.

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Inget för mig

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This psychedelic funk album was pretty groovy. Its genre can also be described as Madchester - which is indie dance music from Manchester during the 80's. The music was mixed well and a few of the songs stood out, but I wouldn't go out of my way to listen to this album. Fun fact: this album was entirely recorded while every band member & producer were high on ecstasy.

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18th August 2021 Listened in bits and pieces and finished off on the way to meet sav for a pint in Victoria. If at a festival, house party etc then this would be banging. Difficult when you're just listening to it.

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I'm uhhh .. really BUMMED this album is something I had to hear before I die

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Another one that’s highlighting how British biased this book is (duh author from UK) I just had another happy mondays album a couple of days ago so unlucky RNG from the site. I don’t know that I’ll genuinely give this the shot it might get in a few weeks. The meh is still hard from the last one.

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Uninspired

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meh. feels uninspired and uninteresting

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eh. 2.5. it's new wavy so I thought I'd like it but there was just something off for me, maybe the vocals.

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Bummed that I had to sit through this boring, unenthusiastic performance art. Ugh.

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I got tired of this album pretty quickly. The sound wasn't bad but it wasn't interesting either and I was not a fan of the vocals at all. It sounded both unique and completely bland and mediocre at the same time

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This is the second Happy Mondays album on the list, and I’m not really digging them. I much prefer the heavier version of this as heard in later PWEI

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I wasn't crazy about them before and that hasn't really changed. I think I could tolerate a song of theirs every once in a while, but a whole album was honestly excruciating.

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Pretty meh alt brit album. The music doesn’t really work for me but for it being the late 80s, it does sound like it was ahead of its time. Album had more of a 90s alt/grunge album with some punk electro in it. It was ok just not my sound. 4.3/10

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It was fine. 2.5

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Dull

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Couldn’t get into the music or vocals.

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A day late with the band name but the album title is spot on for how I felt about this one. It wasn't terrible but that's two unnecessary albums this week.

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Terrible.

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Let's be honest, the Happy Mondays were fun as a novelty circus, but not particularly good. Maybe this would sound amazing if I were to chug down a load of ecstasy, but that's not something I'm ever going to find out. 2.5/5

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idk

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I didn't know this band but they aren't my style.

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אלבום גרוע

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Ok

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A mess. Just about every instrument is drenched in reverb whilst being sloppy, too busy and perhaps overproduced. One thing I will say is that it’s consistent. The album has momentum and flows well throughout. But its all a mess. 2/5 - Won’t be listening again.

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Most songs seemed to blend together

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Couldn't get into them when they were around, and still can't. Just seems like lazy music.

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We Brits have a strange affection for the Mondays dispute out of tune singing! Subsequent albums are much stronger, although I've always really enjoyed the remix of WFL and Hallelujah from the Bummed era. However, I really don't like the messy, over-crowded, distant sounding production. Bring on Step On, Kinky Afro, Loose Fit, Judge Fudge etc.

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Not a lot to like about this album

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I found this album to be a little long and overindulgent. While the music represents a specific scene it comes across as a bit to spot on, but lesser than. There is nothing that separates them from other bands of that scene (there were a few standout bands). I am not a big fan of the overuse of reverb and echo. The lyrics are also pretty dark. I did enjoy Lazyitis but mostly because it had me singing "Ticket to Ride" to a pretty good groove. All-in-all it is an okay album with a few good dance grooves and early Liverpool and Manchester influences. Favorite song: Wrote for Luck. 2 1/2 out of 5.

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This sounds like The Cure trying to overcome a horrible hangover by taking a bunch of speed and ecstasy to power through it. I find the whole thing pretty grating but the worst element is definitely the singer's voice. He makes every song annoying with his strained wailing. So jaded it's dull.

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p592, 1988. 2.5 stars, not a 2 but definitely not strong enough for a 3. Suspect this is highly rated by people who were there at the time and are re-listening with psychedelic tinted headphones. For the rest of us... nothing to like or dislike. There are better Happy Mondays albums.

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The album has an 80s sound and the lyrics aren't that great. The songs are a little eccentric. Thankfully the album was relatively short. It is better than some of other 2s on this list. No need to listen to it again.

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Very the cure!

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Not quite what I thought it would be. Some bangers from back in the day, but not as groovy and not quite as much fun as later albums would be

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Dnf. Uskoisin, jos joku väittäis tätä the Smithiksi. En osais sanoo, miten yksikään biisi menee, vaikka yhdenkin kuuntelu vielä kesken.

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At least not dislike

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Didn’t start too bad but it drags for so looong!

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Normally I try to listen to each of these albums at least twice. But this was long and pretty sketchy, so only once.

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Too much discordance, reverb, ambient noise, repetition... but since I had no expectation, can't say I was bummed. Missed getting the dreaded 1 star based on a couple of the songs being decent.

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I have to give the album credit for having a good variety of sound to it. However I only think a couple of the songs I would choose to listen to again. There’s a lot of psychedelic funk sounds in the album that are unnerving to listen to.

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Nothing stood out for me in this album. The songs blended into each other one after another into the background with nothing that captured my interest

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Meh 4/10

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Madchester!!! De todos estos grupos (The Stone Roses, Happy Mondays, Inspiral Carpets, The Charlatans, James y 808 State) es de los que menos me interesó junto con 808 State, pero aún así tienen su interés. Este disco tampoco tiene ninguna gran canción así que no veo un interés especial más allá de formar parte de una época y movimiento.

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2.5

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Nothing popped out. It was fine, but I'm not sure it's quite up my alley.

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A mixed bag

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Brittien versio Talking Headsista. Ihan yhtä huonoa ja sekavaa menoa kuin Amerikan serkuillaan. Pari kertaa taistelin läpi mutta ei tämä auennut. Wrote for Luck on ilmeisesti jonkinlainen klassikkobiisi mutta ihan yhtä huonolta se kuulosti kuin muutkin.

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If Rolling Stones were less popular and came out two decades later... Not my favorite

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Bummed indeed.

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Tää oli aika tyhjänpäiväistä renkutusta. Samaa sarjaa Talking Headsin kanssa. Wikipediasta selvisi, että tämäkin oli huumepöllyissä tehty levy. Jännä, että sellaisella meriitillä pääsee listalle.

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Didn't like this at all. Rough return to the list after a little break

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No surprise that this is the end result from a band & production team wasted 24/7 on drugs & booze. 1 star feels too generous!

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Didn’t make it right through - not for me

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Repetitive. There's like two out of the 27 songs that are decent.

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bag o shite!

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Very dated.

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Uninteresting, unheard of crap. I'm going to be pissed off if shit like this made the list but something truly remarkable like Flood by They Might Be Giants or Soul Mining by The The didn't.

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Belanglos, langweilig, überflüssig - mir gehen in Bezug auf die Platten in dieser Liste, die besser nicht aufgenommen worden wären, langsam die Adjektive aus.

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Not my cup of tea

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couldn't finish

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Not a fan

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Yeah I was pretty bummed when this came up. Terrible.

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Not a fan.

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spacey 80s brit pop. Noooope.

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Eh, I'm not harsh enough. This probably deserves a two but I had too many moments where I wanted to be listening to ANYTHING ELSE, so fuck it.

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Olipas pettymys. Odotin psykempää versiota Stone Rosesista, mut tää olikin vaan ihan paska.

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Gaaahh… vittu taas tätä brittipaskaa jolla ei koko maailman mittakaavassa oo mitään todellista merkitystä. Saatanan puuduttavaa. Ei lähe yhtään, en saa mitään otetta. Pitäs kuunnella ehkä eri aikana eri paikassa. 1/5

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Meh.. boring plata. Alls ekki þeirra besta verk.

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Classic British lower middle class 80´s rock. Not my cup of coffee.

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vibe

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